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The Big Online Pub Quiz!

Already miss heading down to your local and taking part in the weekly pub quiz? Don’t worry, we’ve thought of a solution and we’re doing it for such a wonderful cause!  Let us introduce you to the BIG ONLINE PUB QUIZ proudly supporting Forget Me Not Childrens Hospice - Friday 27th March @ 8pm - Over on our Facebook page So what are you waiting for? Grab a bottle of Yorkshire Blonde and help us support an amazing local cause at a time they need it the most! For more details or to sign up and make a donation visit:  www.justgiving.com/bigpu.. Read more

What's Coming Up in the Taproom?

Get ready for a fun filled February!  This coming month we have a whole host of exciting events in our NEW brewery taproom, from street food and live music to gin tasting sessions! Take a look below to see what we've got going on:

Street Food & Live Music in the Taproom

Beer, street food AND live music?! This Friday Ossett Brewery Taproom and Visitor Centre will play host to a selection of Mexican street food from El Kantina. El Kantina serve fresh, tasty and just a little bit fiesty Mexican and Southern street food that will excite your taste buds bringing a little bit of sunshine into your life. Not only that, the wonderful Linzi Brian will be joining us from 8.30pm to brighten up the evening with some live music. Get excited for some yummy food and a well deserved weekend pint. You don't want to miss it! Can't make it down Friday evening? .. Read more

Gin Tasting @ The Brewery

Who's in the mood for a gin tasting? Join the West Riding Distillery's head distiller David Owens in a fun and quirky gin tasting session, showcasing Yorkshire's very own Waterton's Reserve Gin range! Thursday 27th February | From 7.30pm David will introduce his core range of four gins and something a little rare and special whilst he tells you a few funny tales about his link to local legend Charles Waterton, Dandelion & Burdock, gin with chocolate and the rise of Yorkshire's freshest gin distillery. The session will involve plenty of gin tasting, some sterling chat .. Read more

Events for 2020

Christmas will have been and gone before we know it and that's when the January blues begin! Need something to look forward to, or just looking to fill up the empty dates in your diary? Schedule these into the new year... WHARFEST 9 Saturday 1st February | From 3pm @ Granary Wharf, Leeds SPRINGFEST Friday 24th - Saturday 25th April @ Salt Beer Factory VE GARDEN PARTY Friday 8th May @ The Fox, York BREWERY SOCIAL Saturday 9th May @ Ossett Brewery TAPFEST Sunday 24th May @ The Tap, Ossett KNARESBOROUGH BED RACE Sunday 13th June @ Cross Keys HEATHFEST Saturday 11th .. Read more

Wharfest 9 Is Coming!

WHARFEST 9 returns Saturday 1st February for a fantastic day of live music across the waterfront! Expect to find acoustic acts in Craft Asylum #1, live bands in The Hop and DJ's until late in Archie's Bar & Kitchen all located in the picturesque location of Leeds' Granary Wharf. Here's the line up: Craft Asylum #1 3pm | Tom Masters 5pm | Linzi Brian Duo 7pm | Underdrive Johnny 9pm | Washboard Resonators The Hop 3pm | Leeds City Stompers 5pm | Mossie 7pm | Get Back Beats 9pm | AfterParty Archie's Bar & Kitchen 9pm | DJ Please note - This event is abs.. Read more

Christmas Brewery Social in our NEW Taproom

Join us on Saturday 7th December from 3pm for a day of... Cask & Keg Real Cider Seasonal Flavoured Prosecco Mulled Wine Festive Food Chirstmas Tunes Live Entertainment from Lofthouse Brass Band Mossie - The Duo Christmas jumpers encouraged, LET'S GET FESTIVE!

Wharfest 8

WHARFEST RETURNS THIS OCTOBER WITH A FANTASTIC DAY OF LIVE MUSIC ACROSS THE WATERFRONT You can enjoy acoustic acts in Craft Asylum #1, live bands in The Hop and DJs 'till late at Archies. So what are you waiting for? Round up your mates and make a day of it from 3pm on Saturday 5th October 2019. Please note this event is absolutely FREE to attend - no tickets necessary, just show up and enjoy.   THE LINE UP Craft Asylum #1 3pm | Andy Balcon 5pm | Jamie Squire 7pm | Ellie Coast 9pm | Sleepy Jake The Hop 3pm | Get Back Beats 5pm | Untameable Puppies 7pm | The Cheats 9pm .. Read more

Well Done to Rat Brewery

Big congratulations to the Rat Brewery team who have brought home THREE awards from Peterboroughs 42nd Annual Beer Festival! Rat in Black has been awarded GOLD in the Porters/Stout category along with SILVER for overall Champion Beer of the Festival 2019. Reservoir Rat has also been awarded GOLD for the best Bitter/Pale. Go team RAT!

Annual Family Open Day: Total Raised

ANNOUNCEMENT At our Annual Family Open Day we raised a total of £1631. Ossett Brewery has matched the profits made on the day to make this a grand total of £3262 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, a big thanks to everyone involved that helped us achieve this  Our raffle prizes are now being collected by their new owner and we have contacted all you lucky people that won. If your number is on the list and unclaimed please give us a call at the brewery on 01924 261333 

The countdown is on to our Annual Family Open Day!

Our Annual Family Open Day in aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice returns on Saturday 27th July! Expect to see a the usual great range of cask and keg beers from within the Ossett Brewery family, including SALT Beer Factory. As well as live music, street food, children's activities and a grand raffle with lots of great prizes and so much more! All proceeds from the event are donated to Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield. The charity support local children with life shortening conditions and their families across West Yorkshire. Last year over £5,000 was&nbs.. Read more

Riverhead Brewery Tap Beer Festival

Beer Fest @ Riverhead Brewery Tap Friday 28th - Sunday 30th June Featuring SALT Beer Factory With live music throughout the weekend!

Summer Beer Festival At The Flowerpot

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARIES!  The Flowerpots summer beer festival returns Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd June. A variety of over 15 different beers to try as well as delicious BBQ and street food that will be available throughout the festival!  

Great Gnawthern at Rat & Ratchet

THE GREAT GNAWTHERN BEER FESTIVAL Thursday 30th May - Sunday 2nd June With over 15 different beers from Northern based breweries, featuring SALT Beer Factory!   Meet The Brewer with SALT Thurday 30th May from 7pm Live Music Throughout the weekend    

Theres a Rat Inn-Festation happening at the Black Bull, Rothwell!

The Rat Inn-Festation returns to the Black Bull, Rothwell Friday 24th - Sunday 26th May. Showcasing a fantastic range of Rat Brewery beers and live music throughout the weekend!    

The Fox Beer Festival Returns!

No plans for you and the family this Spring Bank Holiday? Well this might just take your fancy! Thursday 23rd - Monday 27th May Featuring all 4 microbreweries within the Ossett Brewery family. SALT Beer Factory, Rat Brewery, Riverhead Brewery and Fernandes Brewery. LIVE MUSIC Thursday & Friday | 7pm Saturday & Sunday | 5pm QUIZ Thursday | 9pm MAGICIAN  Monday | 4pm DOUGH EYED PIZZA Delicious wood fired pizza available throughout the festival

Brewery Social: Less than 2 weeks to go!

BREWERY SOCIAL Get your social head on and come and join us at the bottom of Healey Road in Ossett for a relaxing day of people, beer, food and music in the heart of the brewery. This is a free, family-friendly event where everybody is welcome, even the dog! Featuring new beers from our friends at Salt Beer Factory, a range of cask, keg, real cider & street food Live Music At The Brewery 3.45pm - Underdrive Johnny 5.45pm - Tom Bedlam Duo At Brewers Pride (just round the corner from the brewery) 8pm - Soul attitude See you at the bar!

Wine Event at Craft Asylum #1

Life's too short to drink bad wine, don't you think?  Why not join us on Thursday 18th April from 6pm and taste a selection of our new premium wine range, ask questions and get sampling... For only £15 per person! Tickets include: Tutored Tasting from our wine guru A selection of our premium wine samples Complimentary nibbles Live acoustic from 8pm Havent got your tickets yet? Click HERE to purchase online now! Alternatively you can call Craft Asylum #1 on 0113 2446655 or visit the venue direct.

TAPFEST 2019

Tapfest returns Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May. Join us for live music, pizza and great beer! There is no better way to spend your Sunday, right?

Craft Beer & Ale Festival at Three Pigeons

Join us at the Three Pigeons, Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th May for our Craft Beer & Ale Festival with new beers, from new breweries! Featuring not just one, but two meet the brewer sessions with SALT Beer Factory!  

Gin Tasting at Craft Asylum #1

Calling all you wonderful GIN lovers out there! We are excited to announce our first ever GIN tasting evening at Craft Asylum #1, Thursday 28th February from 6pm. A great opportunity to try a selection of unique and exciting gins with some fine Ginformation from The Gin Shack along the way... Welcome drink on arrival and a selection of premium gin and mixers, plus some ginspired nibbles. As if that wasn't enough there will even be a live acoustic set following the event! Tickets are just £15 per person and you can find details on where to purchase them below.   Craft Asy.. Read more

Wharfest 7 Is Coming!

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Merry Christmas

Let's raise a glass to 2019... 2018 HIGHLIGHTS We said hello to our new microbrewery, Salt Beer Factory. Salt Beer Factory is housed in a Grade II listed Edwardian tramshed, located in the UNESCO village of Saltaire, Bradford. Salt began with a simple dream - to brew great craft lager, but evolved into something much greater. Expect to find a range of hop-forward beers including IPAs, stouts, lagers and exciting brewing collaborations. The venue includes the taproom, live music space, wood-fired pizza oven, gift shop and DJ booth. From Salt Beer Factory, th.. Read more

Events for 2019

After Christmas has been and gone we always get a case of the January blues, so here is something to look forward to in the new year... Wharfest 7 Saturday 2nd February From 3pm Live music across our 3 venues, Craft Asylum #1, Archie's Bar & Kitchen and The Hop in Leeds Brewery Social Sunday 5th May From 3pm - 8pm at Ossett Brewery Live music and a great selection of Ossett Brewery beer Annual Family Open Day in aid of Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Saturday 27th July From 1pm - 7pm at Ossett Brewery An afternoon of family fun, live music and a grand raffle Wharfe.. Read more

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery for their Bronze Award at the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival 2019.

Happy Birthday To The Hop Wakefield!

This year The Hop Wakefield marks the venues tenth birthday, and to celebrate we're hosting a massive birthday party, full of live music, tasty street food, and a cracking line up of guest ales!  

Whats On - November 2018

November welcomes the illuminating fireworks of Bonfire night and the chaos of Black Friday, and also another month of exciting events across the Ossett Brewery estate! MUSIC Every week, our Pubs and Taverns showcase up and coming artists, seasoned cover bands and the best acoustic entertainment out there. November at Hop Leeds has plenty in store, starting with Funktion (3 Nov) performing well known pop covers, The Amelia Carter Band (10 Nov) bringing classic soulful tunes and hard hitting blues, with Bad Mouth (24 Nov) performing energetic punk and ska classics from The Jam, The Sex Pistols a.. Read more

Halloween Beer Festival at Travellers Inn

Join us if you dare for our Halloween Beer Festival, Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 October! Featuring a variety of dark and light drinks, live music and a themed quiz, it promises to be spooktacular!

Whats On - October 2018

October not only brings the of the autumnal season and halloween, it also means another great month of exciting events throughout the Ossett Brewery estate! Take a look what’s happening across our pubs this October: MUSIC Our venues each month showcase some of Yorkshires most rocking tribute bands and entertaining acoustic acts. Hop Leeds has a fantastic schedule this month, including funk band Flizbit (6 Oct), modern rock cover band Loaded (13 Oct), The Cheats (20 Oct) performing their classic back catalog of indie hits, and The Snapp (27 Oct) playing the likes of The Jam, The Clash a.. Read more

Ossett Brewery Family Open Day - A Big Thankyou

We raised £5,387.74 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day. A huge thankyou to everyone who was involved, attended and gave up their time for a fantastic cause.

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